If we fail to consider river systems as a whole, it could cause serious environmental problems in the future.
Around 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the world's oceans every year - with much of it carried by the world's rivers.
The City of Kwinana has installed drainage nets in its water reserve, and the innovative filtration system has gone viral for being so simple yet brilliant.
Banking water by recharging aquifers underground, could be a way to recycle water, as well as reduce loss through evaporation.
This graphic from the United Nations shows just how much water goes into an average burger.
A lack of infrastructure has long been a problem for rural Kenyans and their ability to access clean water.
From climate change to weak governance to poor infrastructure, a perfect storm of factors is threatening to unleash violence across the region.
January is usually the hottest month in Australia, but the country is currently sweltering under a heatwave so severe it’s putting people’s health in jeopardy.
Archaeologists are providing key information regarding the effect of climate disasters on communities.
During periods of flooding, carbon moves laterally through ecosystems with ease, as well as vertically.
A centre run by the Samburu Girls Foundation is tackling the issue of water shortages with a high-tech solution.
Several US cities are building waterfront parks rather than solid sea defences to try and prevent flooding.
Chennai is suffering a water crisis that has caused a debate about how to best deal with the challenges of providing clean safe water to everyone.
As climate change brings wilder weather in the Sahel - particularly worsening drought - planting crops able to stand up to extremes can help avert a range of crises.
The app hopes to reduce the amount of single-use plastic by encouraging users to reuse their plastic bottles, instead of buying more.